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Disease makes future uncertain for boy, family

Family staying focused in fight against Alpers’ syndrome a second time

BY HENRY DOLIVE Modified: November 10, 2012 at 1:21 am •  Published: November 11, 2012

Karlee Chill bounces her son, Griffin, 2, on her lap as she contemplates what the future might hold for him.

Griffin’s twin brother, Logan, died in August of Alpers’ syndrome, a rare, progressive disease of the central nervous system, and testing has revealed Griffin has the same genetic mutation.

Though no symptoms...
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